Macquarie, Lachlan

British military officer who became the fifth Governor of New South Wales and was responsible for extensive social, economic and architectural development in the colony.

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Born
Scotland
31 Jan 1762
Arrived Sydney
28 Dec 1809
Departed Sydney
12 Feb 1822
Died
London
01 Jul 1824
Position
1809
01 Jan 1810 - 01 Dec 1821
Relationship
Spouse
Jane Jarvis
08 Sep 1793 - 15 Jul 1796
Spouse
03 Nov 1807 - 01 Jul 1824
Patron
1815 - 1819

Macquarie, Lachlan

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Governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821, Macquarie shaped Sydney's built environment, social structure, financial development and public morals.